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Jan 16, 2010 7:00pm EST
. >> here yes -- hui ye, here ye. the united states court of appeals for the second circuit is now open. >> thank you you. good afternoon. please be seated. we have one case on our calendar on remand from the supreme court. we will hear first from appellant responsibility ent respond ant, petitioner. >> good afternoon, my name is carter phillips, and i represent fox television as the petitioner in this case. the last time we were here, at the end of the argument, the court in its opinion expressed skepticism that the f.c.c. would be able to defend its fleeting expletive rejim under constitutional attack. for better or worse, we are here to determine whether or not that skepticism may have matured into a firm conviction, that the constitution is violated by the f.c.c.'s -- >> it was clear the supreme court didn't reach the issue of the constitution a lot. >> the opinion from the court, judge, could not be clearer. the court took no position on that issue. it was very clear that the court was saying nothing about it -- >> counsel, you argued before the supreme court on state of mind, didn
Jan 23, 2010 7:00pm EST
wants to go. it will allow the biggest corporations of the united states to engage in buying and selling of elections. if you look at the staggering figures in the four to 100 companies and the revenues they have with profits, they can now unleashed directly in these elections, and that has potential to totally up and our system and corrupt the process in a way that i think should alarm every american citizen. just think of some hypothetical. as my colleague said, we're still going through the court decision. but imagine aig, just received millions of dollars of taxpayer money, being able to turn around spending money to advertise against people who disagreed with the agenda. think about the biggest firms on wall street at a time when you're trying to hold them accountable, to take money and defeat those who call for greater transparency and accountability on wall street. think about corporations, u.s. corporations, whose main financial interest and a majority profits come from investments in china and other places around the world,. their profit margins are not taught to attach
Jan 2, 2010 7:00pm EST
is worn by the marshall of the court and myself and also the solicitor general of the united states and his staff where it while they argue cases here. some of the women in the staff do not with a code. -- where the coach. one of the women here is a deputy, and she wears it herself. we traditionally wear it when the court is in public, wearing robes. so when we are upstairs, and at the inauguration of the president. so it is very traditional. years and years and years ago, all attorneys arguing cases here were the coat. that has fallen into disuse, and now they wear traditional formal attire. >> how far back as the tradition go? >> i do not know. a long time. things last a long time around here. >> do you know why it is called a morning coat? >> i do not. there are many stories on the internet, many of which are probably not true. >> you have tails. and they call it a coat, but is it a code? >> yes. m-o-r-n-i-n-g. >> so this is your normal attire. >> yes it is. >> after you are finished with the court, what are your duties? >> the clerk of any court is responsible for their legal busine
Jan 9, 2010 7:00pm EST
discrimination. now it is noteworthy that in his first bill signing as president of the united states, president obama was upholding justice ginsburg's interpretation of the law in the dissent she filed in the 2007 decision. [applause] she once noted that dissents speak to a future age, the greatest dissents do become the dominant view. so that's the dissenter's hope, she said. they are writing not for today, but for tomorrow. and that is exactly what happened in this case. i was serving as the chief of staff to the first lady in the clinton administration when president clinton announced the nomination of justice ginsburg as only the second woman to the highest court. he said at the time that she was brilliant, had a compelling life story whose record was interesting. she was independent, progressive, but we were cheering because she was a champion for women's rights. the justice and i share a very, very dear friend. national public radio's legal correspondent for the supreme court, nina totenberg. nina reminded me that justice ginsburg began her crusade for gender equality in partnership with
Jan 30, 2010 7:00pm EST
not lend itself to any division. i see everyone else is here. ok. united states vs. rojas, counsel present? good afternoon. united states vs. acosta andmillow? everybody is here. chobaz vs. holder. singleton vs. holder? last cas is melience vs. immigration court of appeals. at this time, we will hear bloomberg vs. board of governors and fox news vs. board of governors. we will hear those cases in tandem. >> thank you, your honor. may it please the court, i am from the department of justice on behalf of the board of governors. there with me with the board of governors, and they mentioned that she will be focusing primarily on the arm to the board, and issues that are specific to the fox litigation. the board releases a substantial amount of information about the discount window and the other emergency credit facilities at issue here, including aggregate lending data, eligibility requirements, and collateral requirements. what it has not released under explicit promises of confidentiality since the beginning of the discount window program many years ago are specific loan information
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